Chesapeake mayor to run for circuit court clerk

Chesapeake Mayor Alan Krasnoff. Credit: City of Chesapeake website

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — The mayor of Chesapeake has decided to run for clerk of Chesapeake Circuit Court.

10 On Your Side’s Andy Fox confirmed Thursday morning that Mayor Alan Krasnoff has decided to run for the position. Current clerk Faye Mitchell is resigning on June 1.

Krasnoff has been Chesapeake’s mayor since 2008, and was reelected to the position in May of 2016.

The Office of State Senator John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake) confirmed Thursday that he is running for clerk of Chesapeake Circuit Court.

Stay with for updates to this developing news.